Krishnamurti on Attention and Inattention
‘Is there a sustained attention? Of course not. So, it is important to understand why there is inattention.’
This week’s episode on Attention and Inattention has five sections.
The first extract (2:41) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, titled ‘Why aren’t we capable of sustaining attention?’
The second extract (13:53) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat in 1967, titled ‘What takes place when you give complete attention?’
The third extract (27:08) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1979, titled ‘Awareness of inattention is attention’.
The fourth extract (35:34) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in New Delhi 1966, titled ‘Extraordinary attention’.
The final extract in this episode (41:59) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1983, titled ‘Awareness, attention and insight’. This is an exclusive to the podcast and has not been heard before outside of the archives.